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    Louisville wins ACC opener over Miami 31-13

    By Sam Draut In its inaugural game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Louisville defeated Miami 31-13 in front of a record setting crowd of 55,428 at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Monday night. It was the Cardinal defense...

    • Posted September 2, 2014
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    Men’s basketball gains three commits over summer

    By Alex Thomas– It was a busy summer for Rick Pitino as he and the rest of the Cardinal coaching staff hit the recruiting trail hard, securing three top prospects from the class of 2015. The first...

    • Posted August 30, 2014
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    Russ Smith selected 47th in the NBA Draft

    Russ Smith was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 47th pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. Smith was then traded to the New Orleans Pelicans for Pierre Jackson. After leading the most successful four...

    • Posted June 27, 2014
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    Three Cardinals selected in the first round of NFL Draft

    By Sam Draut– For the first time in school history, three players from Louisville were selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. Safety Calvin Pryor was the first Cardinal taken, drafted by the New York...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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    Schimmel, Slaughter, Taylor selected in WNBA Draft

    Shoni Schimmel was selected eighth in the 2014 WNBA Draft by the Atlanta Dream on Monday night.  The 2014 All-American joins former Louisville star Angel McCoughtry, the two are the only two thousand point scorers in program...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Louisville falls to Maryland 76-73

    Despite a heroic effort by Shoni Schimmel in the final thirty seconds, Louisville fell to Maryland 73-70 Tuesday night at the KFC YUM! Center. Down 70-62, Schimmel hit her first of three three-pointers to give the Cardinals...

    • Posted April 2, 2014
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  • Louisville advances to Elite Eight

    Louisville cruised to a 73-47 victory over LSU on Sunday to advance to the Elite Eight. Shoni Schimmel led Cardinal scorers with 19 points and added six assists.  Tia Gibbs hit five three pointers, finishing with 15...

    • Posted March 31, 2014
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    No. 11 Louisville beats No. 19 UConn 81-48

    By Sam Draut– No. 11 Louisville celebrated the careers of the four seniors who have seen the most wins in their careers in Cardinal history as Louisville routed No. 19 Connecticut 81-48 on Saturday at the KFC...

    • Posted March 8, 2014
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    No. 11 Louisville beats No. 18 SMU 84-71

    By Sam Draut– Russ Smith scored 22 points in the second half, hitting six three pointers, leading eleventh ranked Louisville to an 84-71 win against eighteenth ranked Southern Methodist. The Cardinals second road victory over a ranked...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • No. 1 UConn defeats No. 3 Louisville 68-48

    No. 3 Louisville fell to No. 1 Connecticut 68-48 in front of a record attendance of 22,163 on senior night at the KFC YUM! Center. Breanna Stewart led the Huskies with 22 points, 14 rebounds, and four...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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